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Which of the following is an example of distance?
a) A bird flies at 5 meters per second.
b) A man is standing on a street corner.
c) A cat travels 5 meters from the front door to the street
d) A racecar increases its speed from 5 m/s to 10 m/s

Speed can be defined as
a) Change in position divided by change in time
b) Acceleration divided by time
c) Change in time divided by change in position
d) Change in velocity divided by change in time.

Position can best be described as
a) the speed of an object
b) the location of an object
c) the acceleration of an object
d) the time it takes an object to travel from one place to another

Which statement describes the difference between speed and velocity?
a) Velocity is speed with a direction.
b) Velocity is speed divided by time.
c) Velocity is speed multiplied by time.
d) Velocity is measured in meters per second while speed is measured in meters.

The SI unit for speed is
a) m
b) m/s
c) m/s north
d) m/s west

A driver looks at her dashboard and reads that she is traveling at 100 kilometers per hour. What does this measurement represent?
a) time
b) distance
c) average speed
d) instantaneous speed

The formula for average speed can best be written as
a) Speed= Time/Distance
b) Speed= Distance/Time
c) Instant Speed/Time
d) Speed= Distance X Time

A baseball travels 150 km/h. What does this measurement represent?
a) Time
b) Speed
c) Position
d) Distance

A startled kangaroo can cross a distance of 60 meters in only 4 seconds. What is the speed of the kangaroo?
a) 4m/s
b) 12.5 m/s
c) 15 m/s
d) 60 m/s

The top walking speed of a fly is 1 cm/s. How far can a fly on the ceiling travel in 6 seconds?
a) 1 cm
b) 1 second
c) 6 cm
d) 6 seconds

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